Pictures of phimosis: the threat and no threat condition

Quite often, the urologist and andrologist in turn, young men are selected to narrow the foreskin and becomes a problem — pain during sexual intercourse, the low sensitivity of the glans penis, the impossibility of denudation personal hygiene, and so on.

All terms of the narrowing of foreskin called phimosis.


Men who have similar symptoms when puberty can live pathological phimosis all his life, without resorting to the doctor. This applies mainly to people, which is not a separate disease. However, not everything is "tolerable".

There are different degrees of phimosis. All four of them. And if the first degree can not be treated, but preventive measures so that the disease has progressed, the following three levels physicians are advised to treat immediately.

Treatment for phimosis is carried out in several ways. It can be:

  • The operation of circumcision (there is no one technique to perform circumcisio);
  • Laser treatment for phimosis;
  • Stretching the foreskin folk remedies, special devices, manual devices, creams).

Phimosis in boys is a slightly different situation. Parents bring their children to doctors for medical examination, worrying that there may be some deviations from normal development.

Actually nothing to worry about, if the child has not developed complications in the form of cicatricial phimosis or paraphimosis balani you, that will be treated, and paraphimosis requires immediate action by the surgeon.

If all goes well, then you just need to follow the hygiene of the child, to teach him to self-careful cleaning of the glans at the same time, when it already has the ability to be naked.

Phimosis is normal in children up to 10 years and can not be treated, unless you have reason to. However, the children performed the operation. Circumcision is an absolute prevention of phimosis, and it can also save the penis such serious complications, such as paraphimosis.

Below introduces and describes the various pictures of phimosis that you have an idea, what it is, how one or another degree, species or forms have been described disease.

Phimosis in boys

Phimosis in boys

A newborn boy with a congenital phimosis is completely normal. The head and the foreskin is connected to the film, that age should begin to separate from the mountain, giving the opportunity to pull back the foreskin and expose the head.

In this age of open the child's head impossible. Therefore, you should not try to do it by force, otherwise it may cause damage and subsequent complications.

Physiological phimosis, a boy 4 years of normal development - the director may not yet be fully open.

Cicatricial phimosis in children. At the tip of the foreskin is a small healed scar, that 's not a good sign. If the son is divided into the capillaries and veins from the excitement of the foreskin, so it is best to be examined by a doctor.

The degree of phimosis (stage)

The first degree of phimosis: it is possible to expose the glans penis and erectum and calm state, but in a state of excitement, which is reached with difficulty.

During sex may experience pain, discomfort, bleeding, rapid onset of an orgasm too long to orgasm.

Secondary phimosis: the head naked to a calm state. In a state of excitement at the second degree pull back the foreskin have been obtained only partially.

The third degree of phimosis: the head of the labor reveal a calm state, and erectum does not open at all.

Fourth degree: it is impossible to expose the head nor at rest, nor in the mode of erection.

Start of the fourth degree of phimosis: the hole at the end of the foreskin is so small that man becomes difficult to use the bathroom. If in such a situation and possible sex, then most likely it will only cause suffering.

If the foreskin has not yet fused adhesions of the mucous membrane of the glans, when urinating, the entire circumference of the foreskin swells the pressure of the incoming urine and gradually exit through the small hole. The same thing happens with sperm. It gives you pain and makes personal hygiene not.

Complex condition phimosis

Cicatricial phimosis in men. The foreskin the head is a lot of scarring from the trauma. Scars gradually reduce the area of the skin, the "busy" nature of the foreskin. This leads to the progression of the disease.

Paraphimosis — not that other, as infringement of the glans the foreskin. Complication, which occurs most often in men who have second or third degree of phimosis.

Cicatricial phimosis

Forms of phimosis

Atrophic phimosis. The result of the lack of skin. Most often, scars occur in this form of phimosis.

Hypertrophic phimosis adult male. This condition is characterized by the presence of the extra leather fabric of the foreskin. However, this does not mean that the wide leather ring reaches the desired size.

Treatment of the disease

  • Method back slit.
  • Method of circular resection.
  • Laser dissection of the short frenulum of the penis and the removal of Hyper-trophic, as well as phimosis in males.
  • Laser removal of the foreskin.

It must be remembered, is the degree of phimosis, heavy, or not at all — would be systematically checked by a doctor-urologist or andrologist as a preventive measure. Easier to avoid disease than to cure it.